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The Perkins Archives are part of the Samuel P. Hayes Research Library at the Perkins School for the Blind, Watertown, MA. The Archives house collections related to the history of the education of the blind and deafblind, institutional archives, and correspondence of significant figures in the school's history, such as Helen Keller, Annie Sullivan, Laura Bridgman and Samuel Gridley Howe.



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The Perkins Archives are part of the Samuel P. Hayes Research Library at the Perkins School for the Blind, Watertown, MA. The Archives house collections related to the history of the education of the blind and deafblind, institutional archives, and correspondence of significant figures in the school's history, such as Helen Keller, Annie Sullivan, Laura Bridgman and Samuel Gridley Howe. Our Institutional Legacy In 1829 Perkins became the first school established for the blind in the United...
Perkins School for the Blind Archives
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Early volumes contain handwritten transcripts. Later facsimiles are made through a wet transfer process into a letter copying book. Many volumes contain an alphabetical index of addressees.
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Augusta Journal (ME); Akron Beacon-Journal; Akron Times; Advocate and Family Guardian; Albuquerque Journal; Asheville Citizen (NC); Brockton Enterprise (MA); Beverly Times (MA); Bridgeport Post (CT); Boston Christian Science Monitor; Boston Sunday Post; Boston Herald; Boston American; Boston Herald; Boston Globe; Boston Transcript; Boston Traveler; Boston Post; Brooklyn Times; Brooklyn Eagle; Camden Courier(NJ); Canton News (OH); Cincinnati Times-Star; Cincinnati Post; Columbus State Journal;...
Perkins School for the Blind Archives
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Annual Report of the Royal National College for the Blind from the year 1992
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by Perkins School for the Blind
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Atlantic City Press; Atlantic City Union; Aberdeen Examiner; Amherst Record (MA); Amarillo News (TX); Ashland Independent (KY); Baltimore News; Brooklyn Leader; Boston American; Boston News Bureau; Boston Monitor; Boston Herald; Boston Record; Boston Post; Boston Traveler; Boston Sunday Globe; Boston Globe; Boston Transcript; Amherst Collegian (MA); Boston Christian Science Monitor; Charlotte Observer; Charleston Gazette; Clarksburg Exponent-Telegram (WV); The Christian Advocate; The Country...
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Early volumes contain handwritten transcripts. Later facsimiles are made through a wet transfer process into a letter copying book. Many volumes contain an alphabetical index of addressees.
Annual Report of Perkins School for the Blind Reports 147-153, 1978-1984
Perkins School for the Blind Archives
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The Lantern Volume XXI No. 3, 1952 through Volume XXXIII No. 1, 1963
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Amherst Record (MA); Asbury Park Press (NJ); Boston Traveler; Boston Transcript; Boston Herald; Boston Advertiser; Boston American Boston Post Boston Record; Boston Journal; Boston Pilot; Boston Daily Globe; Boston Globe; Binghampton Press-Leader (NY); Bridgeport Farmer (CT); Bridgeport Times (CT); Bridgeport Post (CT); Bridgeport Telegram (CT); Brockton Enterprise (MA); Brooklyn Standard-Union; Brooklyn Eagle; Brooklyn Times; Brooklyn Citizen; Buffalo Express; Burlington Press (VT); Christian...
Annual Report of Perkins School for the Blind Reports 141-146, 1972-1977
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Attleboro Chronicle (MA); American Foundation for Overseas Blind, Inc.; Allentown Morning Call (PA); Albion Republican (NY); Augusta Kennebec Journal (ME); Athol News (MA); Ardemoreite (OK); Austin Texan; Bath Times (ME); Baton Rouge Advocate; Biddeford Journal (ME); Bergenfield Times (NJ); Bridgeport Times Star (CT); Bridgeport Post (CT); Bridgeport Telegram (CT); Bridgeport Sun (CT); Bristol Press (CT); Burlington FreePress (VT); Birmingham Age-Herald; Beaumont Journal (TX); Bangor Commercial...
Annual Report of the Perkins School for the Blind Reports 131-135, 1962-1966
Perkins School for the Blind Archives
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Early volumes contain handwritten transcripts. Later facsimiles are made through a wet transfer process into a letter copying book. Many volumes contain an alphabetical index of addressees.
Perkins School for the Blind Archives
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Early volumes contain handwritten transcripts. Later facsimiles are made through a wet transfer process into a letter copying book. Many volumes contain an alphabetical index of addressees.
Perkins School for the Blind Archives
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The Lantern Volume XXXIII, No. 1, 1963 through Volume XL No. 1, 1970
Perkins School for the Blind Archives
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Scrapbook of clippings with articles on the subject of blindness collected by the Perkins Institution and Massachusetts School for the Blind, now Perkins School for the Blind in Watertown, Massachusetts.
Perkins School for the Blind Archives
by Perkins School for the Blind, formerly Perkins Institution
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Scrapbook of clippings with articles about Jewish Activities, 1908-1939. Collected and bound at the Perkins School for the Blind, formerly Perkins Institution.
Perkins School for the Blind Archives
by Perkins School for the Blind, formerly Perkins Institution
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Scrapbook of clippings with articles about New York Adult Blind, 1938-1940. Collected and bound at the Perkins School for the Blind, formerly Perkins Institution.
Perkins School for the Blind Archives
by Perkins School for the Blind, formerly Perkins Institution
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Scrapbook of clippings with articles about Brooklyn Adult Blind, 1915-1924. Collected and bound at the Perkins School for the Blind, formerly Perkins Institution.
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Scrapbook of clippings with articles on the subject of blindness collected by the Perkins Institution and Massachusetts School for the Blind, now Perkins School for the Blind in Watertown, Massachusetts.
Perkins School for the Blind Archives
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British Weekly; The Woman at Home (London); National Magazine
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  Annual Report of the Superintendent of Public Schools of the City of Boston; Silent Worker; Salem Gazette; Boston Herald; Daily Paper for our Little People (Western New York Institution for Deaf-Mutes); Record(Troy, NY); Boston Transcript; The New York Times; Chicago Record; Collier’s Weekly; Boston Post; Albany Argus; Springfield Union; Brooklyn Eagle; Springfield Republican; New York Herald; Worcester Telegram; Boston Evening Transcript; Sisterville (West Virginia) Journal; The Youth’s...
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Scrapbook of clippings with articles on the subject of blindness collected by the Perkins Institution and Massachusetts School for the Blind, now Perkins School for the Blind in Watertown, Massachusetts.
Perkins School for the Blind Archives
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Scrapbook of clippings with articles on the subject of blindness collected by the Perkins Institution and Massachusetts School for the Blind, now Perkins School for the Blind in Watertown, Massachusetts.
Perkins School for the Blind Archives
by Royal National College for the Visually Impaired, now Royal National College for the Blind
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Annual Report of the Royal National College for the Visually Impaired, now Royal National College for the Blind from the year 1991
Perkins School for the Blind Archives
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Scrapbook of clippings with articles about the Perkins Institution and Massachusetts School for the Blind, now Perkins School for the Blind in Watertown, Massachusetts.
Perkins School for the Blind Archives
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Scrapbook of clippings with articles on the subject of blindness collected by the Perkins Institution and Massachusetts School for the Blind, now Perkins School for the Blind in Watertown, Massachusetts.
Perkins School for the Blind Archives
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The Lantern Volume XL No. 2, 1971 through Volume XLVIII No. 1, 1978
Perkins School for the Blind Archives
by Perkins School for the Blind, formerly Perkins Institution
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Scrapbook of clippings with articles about the Lions Club, 1933-1936. Collected and bound at the Perkins School for the Blind, formerly Perkins Institution.
Perkins School for the Blind Archives
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Scrapbook of clippings with articles on the subject of blindness collected by the Perkins Institution and Massachusetts School for the Blind, now Perkins School for the Blind in Watertown, Massachusetts.
Perkins School for the Blind Archives
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The Lantern Volume XLVIII No. 2, 1979 through Volume LIV No. 1, 1984
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Scrapbook of clippings with articles on the subject of blindness collected by the Perkins Institution and Massachusetts School for the Blind, now Perkins School for the Blind in Watertown, Massachusetts.
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Alexandria Gazette; Arlington News (MA);Asheville Citizen (NC);Bakersfield Californian; Anniston Star (AL); Baltimore Sun;Bridgeport Post (CT); Boston Sunday Globe;Boston Globe;Boston Herald;Boston Record;Boston Post;Boston Monitor;Boston Traveler;Boston AmericanBoston Traveler Boston Transcript; Buffalo Courier-Express (NY);Burlington News (VT);Birmingham Labor Review;Chicago Daily News;Charlotte Observer (NC);Churchman;Chattanooga News (TN);Chattanooga Times (TN);Christian Science...
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Scrapbook of clippings with articles on the subject of blindness collected by the Perkins Institution and Massachusetts School for the Blind, now Perkins School for the Blind in Watertown, Massachusetts.
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Scrapbook of clippings with articles on the subject of blindness collected by the Perkins Institution and Massachusetts School for the Blind, now Perkins School for the Blind in Watertown, Massachusetts.
Perkins School for the Blind Archives
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Scrapbook of clippings with articles about the Perkins Institution and Massachusetts School for the Blind, now Perkins School for the Blind in Watertown, Massachusetts.
Perkins School for the Blind Archives
by Various authors, collected by Nella Braddy Henney
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Box 1: Folder 1-6: Correspondence to NBH, 1926-1939 The Nella Braddy Henney Collection is comprised of correspondence, notes, photographs, articles, clippings, publications and other materials related to the lives of Helen Keller, Anne Sullivan Macy, Polly Thomson and Nella Braddy Henney. The extensive correspondence collection contains Keller correspondence with other people, including Samuel Clemens (Mark Twain; copies), Perkins Directors Edward E. Allen and Gabriel Farrell, Charles F. F....
Perkins School for the Blind Archives
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Scrapbook of clippings with articles about the Massachusetts Adult Blind, 1940-1942. Collected and bound at the Perkins School for the Blind, formerly Perkins Institution.
Annual Report of Perkins School for the Blind Reports 136-140, 1967-1971
Perkins School for the Blind Archives
by Royal National College for the Visually Handicapped, now Royal National College for the Blind
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Annual Report of the Royal National College for the Visually Handicapped, now Royal National College for the Blind from 1987
Perkins School for the Blind Archives
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Scrapbook of newspaper clippings on the first kindergarten for the blind, founded by the Perkins Institution (now Perkins School for the Blind). Topics include Helen Keller, Laura Bridgman, Samuel Gridley Howe, Julia Ward Howe, Michael Anagnos. Handwritten index.
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Arlington Advocate (MA); American Annals of the Deaf; Augusta Chronicle (GA); Bangor News (ME); Bangor Commercial (ME); Bay City Times (MI); Bradford Opinion (VT); Bridgeport Farmer (CT); Brockton Times (MA); Birmingham Age; Buffalo Inquirer (NY); Brooklyn Citizen; Boston Morning Journal; Boston Commercial; Boston Times; Boston American; Boston Budget; Boston Journal; Boston Record; Boston Advertiser; Boston Post; Boston Herald; Boston Morning Herald; Boston Morning Globe (MA); Burlington News...
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The Lantern Volume LIX No. 2, 1990 through Volume LXV No. 2, 1996
Perkins School for the Blind Archives
by Perkins School for the Blind, formerly Perkins Institution
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Scrapbook of clippings with articles about New York Adult Blind, 1932-1933. Collected and bound at the Perkins School for the Blind, formerly Perkins Institution.
Perkins School for the Blind Archives
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Scrapbook of clippings with articles on the subject of blindness collected by the Perkins Institution and Massachusetts School for the Blind, now Perkins School for the Blind in Watertown, Massachusetts.
Perkins School for the Blind Archives
by Perkins School for the Blind, formerly Perkins Institution
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Scrapbook of clippings with articles about the Lions Club, 1937-1939. Collected and bound at the Perkins School for the Blind, formerly Perkins Institution.
Perkins School for the Blind Archives
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Scrapbook of clippings with articles about the Massachusetts Adult Blind, 1934-1937. Collected and bound at the Perkins School for the Blind, formerly Perkins Institution.
Perkins School for the Blind Archives
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Scrapbook of clippings with articles on the subject of blindness collected by the Perkins Institution and Massachusetts School for the Blind, now Perkins School for the Blind in Watertown, Massachusetts.
Perkins School for the Blind Archives
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Scrapbook of clippings with articles about California Adult Blind, 1934-1938. Collected and bound at the Perkins School for the Blind, formerly Perkins Institution.
Perkins School for the Blind Archives
by Royal Normal College for the Blind, now Royal National College for the Blind
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Annual Reports of the Royal Normal College for the Blind, now Royal National College for the Blind from the years 1918-1927. Multiple volumes bound together.
Perkins School for the Blind Archives
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Scrapbook of clippings with articles about the Perkins Institution and Massachusetts School for the Blind, now Perkins School for the Blind in Watertown, Massachusetts.
Perkins School for the Blind Archives
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Scrapbook of clippings with articles on the subject of blindness collected by the Perkins Institution and Massachusetts School for the Blind, now Perkins School for the Blind in Watertown, Massachusetts.
Perkins School for the Blind Archives
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Scrapbook of clippings with articles on the subject of blindness collected by the Perkins Institution and Massachusetts School for the Blind, now Perkins School for the Blind in Watertown, Massachusetts.
Perkins School for the Blind Archives
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Scrapbook of clippings with articles on the subject of blindness collected by the Perkins Institution and Massachusetts School for the Blind, now Perkins School for the Blind in Watertown, Massachusetts.
Perkins School for the Blind Archives
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Scrapbook of clippings with articles on the subject of blindness collected by the Perkins Institution and Massachusetts School for the Blind, now Perkins School for the Blind in Watertown, Massachusetts.
Perkins School for the Blind Archives
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Scrapbook of clippings with articles on the subject of blindness collected by the Perkins Institution and Massachusetts School for the Blind, now Perkins School for the Blind in Watertown, Massachusetts.
Perkins School for the Blind Archives
by Perkins School for the Blind, formerly Perkins Institution
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Scrapbook of clippings with articles about Occupations [for the blind], 1908-1937. Collected and bound at the Perkins School for the Blind, formerly Perkins Institution.
Perkins School for the Blind Archives
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Scrapbook of clippings with articles about New York Adult Blind, 1915-1931. Collected and bound at the Perkins School for the Blind, formerly Perkins Institution.
Perkins School for the Blind Archives
by Royal National College for the Visually Impaired, now Royal National College for the Blind
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Annual Report of the Royal National College for the Visually Impaired, now Royal National College for the Blind from the year 1988
Perkins School for the Blind Archives
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Scrapbook of clippings with articles about the Perkins Institution and Massachusetts School for the Blind, now Perkins School for the Blind in Watertown, Massachusetts.
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Augusta Journal (ME); Auburn Free Press (ME); Ansonia Sentinel (CT); Bangor Commercial (ME); Brockton Times (MA); Brockton Enterprise (MA); Haverhill Gazette (MA); Bath Times (ME); Bangor Commercial (ME); Boston American; Boston Advertiser; Boston Evening Record; Boston Evening American; Boston Morning Globe; Boston Globe; Boston Morning Post; Boston Post; Boston Times; Boston Morning Herald; Boston Evening Transcript; Boston Sunday Post; Boston Traveler and Herald; Boston Herald; Boston...
Perkins School for the Blind Archives
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Scrapbook of clippings with articles on the subject of blindness collected by the Perkins Institution and Massachusetts School for the Blind, now Perkins School for the Blind in Watertown, Massachusetts.
Perkins School for the Blind Archives
by Perkins School for the Blind, formerly Perkins Institution
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Scrapbook of clippings with articles about Pennsylvania (Eastern), 1935-1939. Collected and bound at the Perkins School for the Blind, formerly Perkins Institution.
Perkins School for the Blind Archives
by Various, collection by Nella Braddy Henney
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The Nella Braddy Henney Collection is comprised of correspondence, notes, photographs, articles, clippings, publications and other materials related to the lives of Helen Keller, Anne Sullivan Macy, Polly Thomson and Nella Braddy Henney. The extensive correspondence collection contains Keller correspondence with other people, including Samuel Clemens (Mark Twain; copies), Perkins Directors Edward E. Allen and Gabriel Farrell, Charles F. F. Campbell, actress Katherine Cornell, and other notable...
Perkins School for the Blind Archives
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Scrapbook of clippings with articles on the subject of blindness collected by the Perkins Institution and Massachusetts School for the Blind, now Perkins School for the Blind in Watertown, Massachusetts.
Perkins School for the Blind Archives
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Scrapbook of clippings with articles about the Perkins Institution and Massachusetts School for the Blind, now Perkins School for the Blind in Watertown, Massachusetts.
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Unpublished scrapbooks with newspaper clippings and pamphlets from the following publications: Boston Herald; The Globe(Toronto, Ontario); Lend a Hand; Science; Harper’s Bazar; Christian Register; The Swiss Cross; Boston Evening Traveller; The Andover Townsman; St. Nicholas; Revue Philosophique de la France et de l’Etranger; Boston Journal; Boston Evening Transcript; Boston Journal; The Atlantic Monthly; Boston Globe; Sports Afield; Boston Daily Advertiser; The Congregationalist; Every...
Perkins School for the Blind Archives
by Perkins School for the Blind, formerly Perkins Institution
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Scrapbook of clippings with articles about New York Adult Blind, 1936-1937. Collected and bound at the Perkins School for the Blind, formerly Perkins Institution.
Perkins School for the Blind Archives
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Scrapbook of clippings with articles about the Perkins Institution and Massachusetts School for the Blind, now Perkins School for the Blind in Watertown, Massachusetts.
Perkins School for the Blind Archives
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Scrapbook of clippings with articles about the Western Pennsylvania Adult Blind, 1917-1934. Collected and bound at the Perkins School for the Blind, formerly Perkins Institution.
Perkins School for the Blind Archives
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Scrapbook of clippings with articles about the Perkins Institution and Massachusetts School for the Blind, now Perkins School for the Blind in Watertown, Massachusetts.
Perkins School for the Blind Archives
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Scrapbook of clippings with articles on the subject of blindness collected by the Perkins Institution and Massachusetts School for the Blind, now Perkins School for the Blind in Watertown, Massachusetts.
Perkins School for the Blind Archives
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This collection spans the period from Anne Sullivan's arrival in Tuscumbia, Alabama in 1887 through her studies at the Cambridge School for Young Ladies under the supervision of Arthur Gilman in 1896, and her entrance to Radcliffe College in 1899. Included are correspondence, writings and journals, exam and academic materials, clippings, and publications. Contains some of the earliest letters from Helen Keller beginning in 1887 to Michael Anagnos and others, correspondence to and from Anne...
Perkins School for the Blind Archives
by Perkins Institution and Massachusetts School for the Blind
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Scrapbook containing newspaper notices related to Laura Bridgman (Dr. Howe's famous pupil), a deafblind pupil at the Perkins School for the Blind.
Annual Report of Perkins School for the Blind Reports 154-160, 1985-1992